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10 Dead Comedians

Label
10 Dead Comedians
Title
10 Dead Comedians
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Subject
Summary
Fred Van Lente’s brilliant debut is both a savagely funny homage to the Golden Age of Mystery and a thoroughly contemporary show-business satire.As the story opens, nine comedians of various acclaim are summoned to the island retreat of legendary Hollywood funnyman Dustin Walker. The group includes a former late-night TV host, a washed-up improv instructor, a ridiculously wealthy “blue collar” comic, and a past-her-prime Vegas icon. All nine arrive via boat to find that every building on the island is completely deserted. Marooned without cell phone service or wifi signals, they soon find themselves being murdered one by one. But who is doing the killing, and why? A darkly clever take on Agatha Christie’s And Then There Were None and other classics of the genre, Ten Dead Comedians is a marvel of literary ventriloquism, with hilarious comic monologues in the voice of every suspect. It’s also an ingeniously plotted puzzler with a twist you’ll never see coming!
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Van Lente, Fred
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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FICTION/Mystery & Detective/General, FICTION/Thrillers/Crime, FICTION/Humorous/Black Humor
Label
10 Dead Comedians
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Publication
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BAKER_TAYLOR:0019550526
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781594749759
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
10 Dead Comedians
Publication
Control code
BAKER_TAYLOR:0019550526
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9781594749759
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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